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Klein of Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis to retire

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 10:59 a.m. CDT
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Ronald G. Klein

Ronald G. Klein, founding partner of the law firm of Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis LLC has announced his retirement. Klein will remain with the firm in his “Of Counsel” status, but at the conclusion of 2013 he will retire from full-time practice.

On Thursday, Klein was recognized as a Distinguished Counselor by the Illinois State Bar Association for 50 years of service in the practice of law. He has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in DeKalb County, serving local farmers, families, businesses, banks and organizations in a wide variety of areas.

His professional accomplishments include first president of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, founding member of the DeKalb County Estate Planning Council, first president of the NIU Friends of the Library, and leadership in many more charitable and professional organizations. He retires with a long-standing “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbel, the highest rating available for an attorney.

An open house to honor Klein will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Freight Room in Sycamore. All are welcome to stop by and share a memory with Ron.

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